The ultraconservative Coburn had a reputation for using procedural technicalities to thwart legislation.
Time and again his explanations for wasteful spending have proven to be less than true.
With a $19 trillion national debt, the pressure will be on Congress to cut wasteful spending in 2017. Maybe they can give taxpayers a real treat, instead of tricking us into paying for this stuff, before Halloween rolls around next year.
For William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy we are living in "a
CBS News' recent exposure of waste of your and my tax dollars on a cruel experiment designed in such a way as to be ineffective
Hillary Clinton isn't the only woman with government experience running for President. Clinical psychologist and presidential candidate Dr. Lynn S. Kahn has been reinventing and transforming government from the inside for 32 years.
You'd have to be living under a rock to think opioid addiction is anything less than a public health crisis in America--a problem that's reaching truly epidemic proportions, ravaging lives across the country.
In what's become something of a sick annual tradition, members of Congress attached a multitude of riders to this must-pass piece of legislation in an attempt to sneak through deeply unpopular things they could never justify introducing or voting for on their own.
"It’s hard to imagine a more outrageous waste of money."
This mania for privatization has reached the Internal Revenue Service and taxpayers should be worried that tax investigations might become a political prize handed out to campaign donors. that profit-oriented companies engage in controlling tax investigations instills a whole different level of fear.